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Sales of the popular Pop-Tart treat remain strong, even after 30 years. WSJ's Sarah Nassauer explains why on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero.
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Trading giant Cargill said in court documents on Friday that it had lost more than $90 million because Syngenta sold Agrisure Viptera corn, known as MIR 162, to U.S. farmers without first obtaining import approval from China, which has turned away boatloads of U.S. crops containing the variety over the past year. The lawsuit will be a test case of who is ultimately responsible for such rejections that damage international trade: the seed companies that develop unapproved GMO traits or the merchants who sell grain that may be contaminated with it.
Lila Jeanette Cooke of Dover and Stephen Shane Sykes of Kinston were united in marriage at 3 p.m. Aug. 10, 2014, at New Testament Baptist Church in Kinston. The Rev.
Kathie Lee Gifford made a trip to Scheid Vineyards in Greenfield to promote two of her wines being made there. "The Scheids are really excellent wine makers and I'm a really excellent wine drinker, so it was like a perfect marriage," Gifford said.
For the quarter, analysts expect General Mills to report slightly higher sales, but a decline in profits year-over-year. In recent years, the company has done well on the top line, but Kellogg has outperformed from a profit standpoint.
"Some of my business has definitely gone to my colleague running yogurt," said Jim Murphy, president of Big G, General Mills' cereals unit. For the last decade, the cereal business has been declining, as consumers reach for granola bars, yogurt and drive-thru fare in the morning.
Credit Suisse's price objective would suggest a potential downside of 1.57% from the company's current price. Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock.
The week ended on a sour one with the S&P 500 going out near its lows. Briefly during the day the benchmark index made new lows, down as much as 17 points, but a sell program exhausted the remaining supply and a bounce ensued.
Celebrate the weekend with an Aquifer Adventure in Portland, Tour de Parks in Tigard or a 100 Year Celebration in Mosier. Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration: The Beaverton City Library event starts at 2 p.m. and will feature Andean folk music by Chayag.
Sendero was a hit from the start. The first of five communities on Rancho Mission Viejo's last 23,000 acres, Sendero drew 10,000 visitors its opening weekend in 2013.
CHS Inc., a leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global agriculture and energy business, announced it will proceed with construction of a fertilizer manufacturing plant at Spiritwood, N.D. The CHS Board of Directors approved final plans for the approximately $3 billion project at its September meeting. Groundbreaking will take place following completion of additional details, with the plant intended to be fully operational in the first half of calendar 2018.
Chiquita Brands International, Inc. today celebrated the inauguration of the expanded and renovated port facilities at Terminal Ferroviaria de Puerto Barrios, Guatemala in a ceremony with Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina. The total project cost of more than $30 million, was provided by Chiquita and the Government of Guatemala.
Flowers Foods is hungry for US expansion and plans to drive its newly acquired brands further across the country Flowers Foods is open-minded on the lookout for future acquisition opportunities and is committed to driving its portfolio into new US markets, its CEO says. Speaking to attendees at Barclay's 2014 Back to School conference in Boston last week, company CEO and president Allen Shiver said Flowers Foods was ready for growth in what was now a consolidated but competitive market.
A high-level committee has met for the first time to investigate a restructure of the often-beleaguered Food Corporation of India as the food-grains authority looks to strengthen and integrate its supply chain. The FCI is the government agency charged with procuring and distributing grain, and is central to India's Food Security Act, which was brought in by the former Congress-led government to supply discounted commodities to at least 800m of the country's poor.
Eli Lilly and major shareholder Lilly Endowment Inc unloaded 210,000 shares of Eli Lilly and stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.77, for a total value of $13,601,700.00.
Canaccord Genuity's price target points to a potential downside of 0.06% from the stock's previous close. INTC has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports.
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